Parting shots – Moments from Synod

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The interior of Christ’s Church Cathedral where delegates sat in chairs facing the altar for the 144th session of Niagara’s Synod. Photos: Hollis Hiscock
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At the head table: incoming Secretary of Synod Bill Mous, retiring Secretary of Synod Marni Nancekivell, Bishop Susan Bell and Chancellor Greg Tweney guided proceedings during the one-day synod. Photos: Hollis Hiscock
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Greg Tweney was installed by Bishop Susan as the Chancellor of Niagara Diocese. Photos: Hollis Hiscock
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Newly appointed Clerical Secretary Mike Deed received some tips about the job from experienced Lay Secretary of Synod Carol Summers. Photos: Hollis Hiscock
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Brenda Lane from St. John’s Jordan was attending her first diocesan synod. Photos: Hollis Hiscock
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The Reverend Canon Marni Nancekivell modelled the Indigenous diversity blanket presented to her following a synod motion acknowledging her many contributions to the life of Niagara since becoming Secretary of Synod on February 16, 2011. “She has been a gifted pastor to many, a trusted advisor to our bishops, a good steward of our property resources and a steadfast advocate for a safer and more inclusive Church.” Marni retired December 31. Photo: Bill Mous
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The Reverend Deacon Nina Page had her photo taken by photographer Peter Head from IPC Canada for the diocesan photo directory. Photos: Hollis Hiscock